Posted on 5 December 2013

North London's Top 10 Festive Treats

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As the season of good will gets underway, we thought we’d share with you our top 10 recommendations for what to do in North(ish) London this December…

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Posted on 2 December 2013

Rapture, Blister, Burn: Behind the scenes

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Get an exclusive insight into the Rapture, Blister, Burn publicity shoot with our behind-the-scenes photo gallery of Emma Fielding and Emilia Fox.

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Posted on 26 November 2013

Edward Hall introduces Drawing the Line

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This production is the second of the historical dramas that we have commissioned from Howard Brenton: the first, 55 Days, was one of the theatrical events of 2012.

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Posted on 23 November 2013

Exclusive interview with Howard Davies

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Howard Davies discusses Drawing the Line, his theatre career and his most meaningful award with Hampstead’s online features Editor, Susie Benson.

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Posted on 20 November 2013

A Cup of Tea with... Godchild's Chook Sibtain

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We chat to Chook Sibtain over a cup of tea about embarrassing moments, Michael Attenborough and being a grown up.

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Posted on 15 November 2013

Imelda Staunton: A career in pictures

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A winner of two Olivier Awards, Imelda Staunton’s career has spanned over three decades and includes memorable starring roles in three mediums; film, television, and theatre.

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Posted on 15 November 2013

Emilia Fox: A career in pictures

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After being away from the stage for ten years, Emilia Fox, whose vibrant career has included television, film, and theatre, makes her debut at Hampstead Theatre in Rapture, Blister, Burn.

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Posted on 15 November 2013

A brief introduction to spring’s writers

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RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN By Gina Gionfriddo

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Posted on 8 November 2013

Fault Lines: A writer's introduction

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We chat to writer Ali Taylor, who makes his Hampstead Theatre debut with Fault Lines, about inspiration, Joe Orton and bad gags.

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Posted on 14 October 2013

Edward Hall introduces Raving

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I vividly recall reading Simon Paisley Day’s lively first play, Spike which I thought a really exciting debut.

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Posted on 11 October 2013

YOUR interview with Raving's Robert Webb

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We gave our online followers the opportunity to ask Robert Webb any questions they wanted – and the tweets came in thick and fast!

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Posted on 8 October 2013

A Cup of Tea with... Godchild's Tracy-Ann Oberman

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We chat to Tracy-Ann Oberman, who returns to Hampstead after a sell-out run in Old Money on the Main Stage earlier this year, about Hysteria, Mary Beard and being a grown up.

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Posted on 7 October 2013

'I’m going to write and I’m going to act' - interview with Simon Paisley Day

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Hampstead Theatre’s Features Editor, Susie Benson, talks to Raving Writer Simon Paisley Day about new writing, acting and and sheer bloody-mindedness…

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Posted on 3 October 2013

A Cup of Tea with... The Empty Quarter's Gunnar Cauthery

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We chat to Gunnar Cauthery about the intimacy of Hampstead Downstairs, embarrassing on stage moments and Mark Rylance.

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Posted on 24 September 2013

Drawing the Line: Who are they?

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London, 1947.

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Posted on 18 September 2013

Hampstead's green success continues

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For the third year running, Hampstead Theatre has achieved Julie’s Bicycle Industry Green certification in recognition of its commitment to reduce its carbon footprint.

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Posted on 17 September 2013

'I love making worlds' - interview with Designer Lez Brotherston

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Hampstead Theatre’s Features Editor, Susie Benson, talks to Hysteria Designer Lez Brotherston on melting clocks, and those famous macho swans…

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Posted on 6 September 2013

Edward Hall introduces Hysteria

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When Terry Johnson was rehearsing Race for us, which proved one of the most attended successes in Hampstead’s history, we at last had a chance to talk in earnest about the possibility of bringing Hysteria to Hampstead.

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Posted on 3 September 2013

Raving: Behind the scenes at the photo shoot

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We go behind the scenes at the Raving marketing shoot to see Robert Webb, Sarah Hadland, Issy van Randwyck and Nicholas Rowe in action and speak to Head of Marketing, Jess Woodward, and Creative Director, Shaun Webb, about the the thought and process towards capturing the perfect picture.

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Posted on 13 August 2013

The Empty Quarter: An interview with writer Alexandra Wood

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We chat to Alexandra Wood about her Hampstead debut, the inspiration behind her new play The Empty Quarter and her playwriting heroes.

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Posted on 22 July 2013

Hysteria: Win with Hampstead Theatre and The Freud Museum

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THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED AND A WINNER HAS BEEN SELECTED

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Posted on 12 July 2013

Video: 21 Questions with... Propeller's Finn Hanlon and Arthur Wilson

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We challenge Propeller’s Finn Hanlon (Lucentio/Antonio) and Arthur Wilson (Bianca/Curio/Priest) to answer 21 questions on everything from touring with an all-male company and favourite lines to passing out on stage and Elton John.

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Posted on 12 July 2013

Video: Responsible Other cast interviews

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Alice Sykes (Daisy) and Candassaie Liburd (Alice) talk about Responsible Other

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Posted on 10 July 2013

Getting To Know You: Hannah Gibbs, Wardrobe Mistress

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We chat to Hannah Gibbs to find out what a day in the life of a Wardrobe Mistress involves, from sweaty costumes and sewing to live streaming and John Sessions’ broken fly.

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Posted on 3 July 2013

What the press said about the autumn season

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The Evening Standard by Louise Jury

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Posted on 27 June 2013

Race: Backstage tour video

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Hampstead Theatre’s Company Stage Manager, Robyn Hardy, gives us a backstage tour of David Mamet’s Race.

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Posted on 19 June 2013

Responsible Other: Assistant Director's Rehearsal Diary - Week Three

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Responsible Other’s Assistant Director, Simon Ryninks, gives an insight into the second week of rehearsals including scripts, forgetting lines and appearing in The Telegraph.

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Posted on 11 June 2013

SURVEY: Under 26? We need your feedback!

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We want people to enjoy their time with us at Hampstead Theatre.

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Posted on 7 June 2013

Responsible Other: Assistant Director's Rehearsal Diary - Week Two

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Responsible Other’s Assistant Director, Simon Ryninks, gives an insight into the second week of rehearsals including staging and learning more about Lupus.

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Posted on 4 June 2013

A Cup of Tea with... A Human Being Died That Night actor Noma Dumezweni

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We chat to actor Noma Dumezweni about her favourite London haunts, researching for her role and meeting Al Pacino. Noma is playing Pumla in A Human Being Died That Night which runs Downstairs until 15 June 2013.

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Posted on 3 June 2013

Hampstead Downstairs: Tomorrow's Theatre Today

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‘The Theatre Downstairs at Hampstead is one of the most exciting interventions into the new writing theatrical landscape in London for the past five years’ says Simon Stephens, writer of Punk Rock and On the Shore of the Wide World.

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Posted on 3 June 2013

Responsible Other: Assistant Director's Rehearsal Diary - Week One

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Responsible Other’s Assistant Director, Simon Ryninks, gives an insight into the first week of rehearsals including social media lessons and filming a trailer.

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Posted on 31 May 2013

A Cup of Tea With... A Human Being Died That Night actor Matthew Marsh

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We chat to actor Matthew Marsh about returning to Hampstead, playing a notorious character and embarrassing moments on stage.

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Posted on 24 May 2013

Responsible Other: Who are Made By Brick?

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Watch Made By Brick’s film to find out a little more about Who they are and Melanie Spencer’s new play Responsible Other which they will be bringing to Hampstead Downstairs 20 June – 20 July.

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